Politics
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Trump loses suit in Pennsylvania

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 11/29/20, 11:33 pm

President Donald Trump’s campaign requested the state throw out thousands of ballots due to allegations that officials restricted some poll watchers and unfairly let some voters cure their absentee ballots. But a panel from the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the campaign on Friday after U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann blocked the lawsuit last week. “Calling an election unfair does not make it so,” wrote Judge Stephanos Bibas, a Trump appointee.

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Biden’s Cabinet: A basket of ignorables?

Politics | The president-elect’s picks have Democrats and Republicans saying it could be worse
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/27/20, 01:36 pm

With his early selections for key executive branch roles, President-elect Joe Biden is positioning himself as the United States’ juggler-in-chief, trying to please the progressive and moderate factions of his party while not alienating the GOP entirely.

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Trump pardons Michael Flynn

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 11/25/20, 05:30 pm

WASHINGTON—Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in 2017. President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he would grant Flynn a full pardon.

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